Secretary

Huw Jones

Neil Dowler (Chairman)


Ground

Dinas Park


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AFC Porth

Dinas Park, Porth

Secretary

Huw Jones

01443 686716

07974 252940

sec.afcporth@hotmail.com

01443 686716


Alternative Secretary

Neil Dowler (Chairman)

01443 687748

07894 488403

n.dowler@sky.com

01443 687748

 

AFC Porth are the latest in a number of sides to have represented the town of Porth, situated at the junction of the Rhondda Fawr and Rhondda Fach valleys, and a hot bed for the  game of association football for over a 125 years.

1891-Porth, entered into the newly formed South Wales League. Lost in a 3 team play off for the Title.

1896-Won the South Wales Fa Amateur Cup, now known as the Intermediate Cup

1919-Porth Athletic entered the newly reformed Welsh National League.

Became champions in 1921/1922.

1933- Porth United, were elected to the Welsh National League where they remained until resigning after season 1936-37

1946-.Porth Welfare was formed competing in the Welsh League, the Welfare’s demise ended with their extinction from the local leagues in the 1970s.  

1950-During Porth Welfare’s time, a company team, Beatus United, was formed.

Starting in the Rhondda League, Beatus were promoted to the South Wales Amateur League in 1964. 

1984- Decision was made to change the name of Beatus United to the town name of AFC Porth .Under the guidance of Mr Ray Hacker rapid promotion from the South Wales Amateur League, winning the Corinthian Cup, AFC Porth had a meteoric rise up the divisions of the Welsh League. 

1992-With the formation of the League of Wales, AFC Porth won the Division Two title in successive seasons.

1996-To provide the club with a bigger marketing profile, AFC Porth was renamed

AFC Rhondda.

2004-Reverted back to AFC Porth.

2007-Unfortunately AFC Porth were relegated from the Welsh League and returned to the South Wales Amateur League for season 2007-8.

2008- Returned to the Welsh League at the first attempt, the first to do this feat since the inception of the Welsh Football Pyramid System.

2009-Promoted Div. 2

2011-Promoted Div. 1

2014 AFC Porth won the Nathaniel Car Sales League Cup.

2015-Relegated to Div.2

2018-Relegated to Div.3

Dinas Park

Dinas Road

Porth

CF40 1JG

Players

NameBio
 
Ben Al-Hun

Versatile midfielder.forward with a knack for scoring goals.

 
Alex Adshead

Alex AdsheadAged 20, Defender, Prev Club Ton Pentre, Re-Joined 2017.

Key Part of the Managers Youth Winning team, Commanding centre half, former Youth Team Product.

 
Ryan Betteney

Aged 28, Goalkeeper, Prev club Cwm Welfare, Joined 2017.

 

Great shot stopper, non-stop talker, born leader..

 
Bradley Williams

Brad WilliamsAged 20, Defender, Prev Club AFC Porth Youth, Joined 2013.

The 2017/18 Player of the Year, was part of the managers youth winning team,  The 20 year old is a no nonsense centre half with pace who can also play.

 
Jordan Jones

Jordan JonesAge 18, Defender, Prev Club Ton Pentre, Joined 2017.

The full back is a highly gifted technical player who rarely gives the ball away. Since joining the both footed full back has made the full back slot his own.

 
Joshua Davies

Josh Davies, Age 26, Midfield, Prev club Cwm Welfare, Joined 2017

Davies is a box to box, hardworking midfielder, who likes to keep it neat and tidy. Has plenty of experience in the 3rd Division. Josh also represented Newport County at Youth Level.

 
Morgan Davies

Morgan DaviesAged 20, Goalkeeper, Former Club Cambrian BGC, Re-Joined 2017.

Imposing figure brings an air of confidence and calmness to the back.  17/18 Players Player of the year and current Club Captain. Former Youth Player.

 
Christopher Lewis

Chris LewisAge 31, Defender, Prev Club Carnetown, Joined 2017

Chris is a natural leader and an aggressive and powerful centre back. Chris is extremely popular amongst the squad.

 
Daniel Collins

Daniel Collins, Age 23, Striker, Prev Club Cwm Welfare, Joined 2017.

a versatile player who can be deployed up front, out wide or in central midfield. If Dann can add goals and assists to his game this season he will play a key part.

 
Grant Davies

Grant DaviesAge 26, Midfield, Prev Club Tonypandy Albions, Joined 2017

Defensive midfielder who has excellent vision finds holes in the opposition given the chance.

 
Connor Berry

Connor BerryAge22, Prev Club Pontyclun, Joined 2017.

Strong, old school centre forward who plays with his back to goal. is another one who has worked with Betteney previously at Ton Pentre Youth.

 
Gavin Morris

Gav MorrisAge28, Defender, Prev Club Ton Pentre, Joined 2107.

One of the most experienced players at the club, has represented Wales in the UEFA Regions Cup, He is an experienced left sided full back who will score his fair share of goals.

 
Edward Caple

his name.

Edward CapleAge 28, Prev Club Ynyshir Albions, Re-Joined 2018.

Old-school, no nonsense, centre half who brings pace to the back line. Ed is a player the club have chased for a long time. Former Youth Team Product

 
Ieuan Gowen

Ieuan GowenAge22, Prev Club Trebanog FC, Re-Joined 2018.

Powerful striker who knows how to finish and rose through the youth ranks at the club.

Will hope to challenge for the WFL3 golden boot this season

 
Josh Jenkins

Josh JenkinsAge 27, Prev Club Cwm Welfare, Joined 2018.

Josh is a calm centre half, who has a great vision in possession, which can be a great asset on Dinas Park. The 27 year old has an Alliance Premier League winner’s medal to his name.

 
Harri Jones

Harri Jones Age 21, Prev Club Cardiff Met, Joined 2018

Powerful left sided winger, who can score goals. We hope to get Harri back to fitness as quickly as possible, and he will no doubt be a key play as soon as he is.

 
Ian Thomas

Ian ThomasAge28, Prev Club Cwm Rhondda, Re-Joined 2018

Football took a back seat due to work commitments. Centre midfielder had quickly established himself as a key member of the squad. Vice-captain Former Youth Team Product.

 
Callum Westcott

Callum WestcottAge 20, Prev Club Ynyshir Albions, Re-Joined 2018

Can play anywhere across the midfield or at the back. Pacey and confident player who has excellent distribution which will be key on DInas Park Former Youth Team Product.

 
Jake Whitfield

Jacob WhitfeildAge22, Prev Club Cwm Welfare, Re-Joined 2018.

Jake is an exciting attacking midfielder who can find the ‘eye if the needle’ pass. Manager is a big fan of the creative midfielder and believes he be ‘one of the best 10s in the league’

 

 
Connor Wescombe

Connor WescombeAge 20, Prev Club Cambrian BGC, Re- Joined 2018.

Full back, part of the treble winning Cambrian & Clydach Youth team, can play on both sides and is a whole hearted player. Great Energy. Former Youth Player

 
Cael Griffiths

Cael Griffiths, Age 17, Prev Club Glyncoch Spartans, Joined 2018.

Youngest member of the squad, confident on the ball, could have a big future

 
Matthew Heycock
 
Liam Hutchinson
 
Jarrad Walters
 
Robert Hayes

Fixtures